The first debate

Boston College Assistant Professor of Communication Matt Sienkiewicz specializes in global media cultures and media theory. Among other publications, he has written for Media, Culture & Society, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, The International Journal of Cultural Studies, Popular Communication, The Journal of Film and Video, Columbia Journalism Review and The Atlantic. He is the co-editor of Saturday Night Live and American Culture and author of The Other Air Force, which looks at American broadcasting initiatives in the post 9/11 Middle East.

In addition to his work as a scholar, he is an Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker and screenwriter.